3rd August - Law News

1681st Edition: LawNewsIndex is a UK based news & legal articles archive focusing on Lawyers, Law, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation & Rights.

Today's video story: Human rights group Amnesty International says Australia has been abusing refugees.  

Focus of the Day Article: Chambers are seeing more grievances over discriminatory treatment by both employees and members, according to solicitors who advise them on dealing with their equality and diversity obligations. They said diversity presents a “particular challenge to chambers largely as a result of their unique business structure – the ‘one member, one vote’ concept and the clerking model – which has many advantages but also some potential for abuse. There are aspects of diversity law and best practice that do not always fit neatly into this context”. Full story - Legal Futures

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